A 35-year-old woman June Wanza Mulupi, died of sepsis after a botched breast augmentation surgery in Karen, Kenya.
The mother of three died last week at Nairobi Hospital where she was rushed after developing complications from a breast enlargement surgery.
The procedure was carried out by an unidentified surgeon in his office at Galleria Mall last week. Wanza was discharged but developed severe abdominal pain that worsened.
She had gone to Nairobi Hospital for review on Wednesday and was immediately admitted to the High Dependency Unit, then the ICU. Read more
Nigeria: “I did not feel anything killing him, human being is the same thing as animals,” a man from Borno state said as he confessed to killing his friend for the purpose of taking his heart for money making rituals.
The Lagos State police command arrested four persons for the murder of their friend, Isaiah James. Following interrogation at the homicide section of the State Criminal and Intelligence Department (SCID), Panti, Yaba, one of the suspects, simply identified as Daniel, confessed to the crime.
We are from Chibok in Maiduguri, Borno State. We are four that killed our friend, Isaiah James, for ritual purposes, though it was not our initial plan to do so. We wanted to do charms to excel in advance fee fraud, known as 419, but the native doctor who we consulted told us that he won’t do charms for us with regards 419. Read more
A Nigerian man has gone viral after a photo of how he buried his father surfaced on social media. The man identified simply Azubuike shocked residents of Ihiala local government area, Mbosi in Anambra state.
Azubuike who recently lost his father decided that to honour his late father he needed to bury him in a luxurious car that would be used as coffin. Read more
Dressed in a red robe and a gold-trimmed Bishop’s miter, the clergyman pours whiskey into his cupped hand and anoints the forehead of the man sitting before him.
“You are hereby invested as a minister … This is a double tot,” he says of the remaining whiskey in the chalice.
He hands it to the new minister, who downs it. “Hallelujah!” shouts the congregation members who erupt in singing and dancing, swigging from bottles of beer. Welcome to Gabola Church, which celebrates the drinking of alcohol.
The South African church was started eight months ago and found an enthusiastic following almost immediately.
“We are a church for those who have been rejected by other churches because they drink alcohol,” Gabola’s founder and self-declared pope, Tsietsi Makiti, told The Associated Press.
“Gabola Church is established to redeem the people who are rejected, who are regarded as sinners. We drink for deliverance. Read more
A 24-year-old woman is set to become former president Jacob Zuma’s seventh wife.
Nonkanyiso Conco confirmed to the Times Live that she and Zuma are getting married.
“Yes‚ we are getting married‚ but that is all I can say. I need to consult before I give any interviews‚” she said
News24 reports that the woman gave birth to a baby last week at the Busamed Hillcrest Private Hospital last Thursday – Zuma’s birthday. Read more
The first South African convicted for racist abuse has lost her appeal and will have to serve her full prison sentence.
Vicky Momberg was sentenced last month to three years in jail, with one year suspended, for using a derogatory word against a black police officer 48 times. Read more
A South Africa lobby group says it is going to privately prosecute outspoken South African opposition leader Julius Malema on allegations of corruption and fraud.
Afriforum, a group that campaigns to protect the rights of white Afrikaners, said it was taking up a case against the Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader because that the National Prosecuting Authority had failed to pursue it. Read more
Two gay Kenyan men Brian Waititu and Eric Kamande got engaged yesterday in Kiambu.
Waititu got down on one knee and proposed to Kamande. A surprised and teary Kamande said Yes.
A 25- year-old Nigerian father of five, Tunde Vincent has been arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl at Madalla village in Suleja Local Government Area of Niger State.
According to reports, the suspect allegedly ambushed the girl on her way home from an errand, dragged her into an uncompleted building and raped her.
Speaking to journalists on Thursday, April 5, the suspect said
“I don’t have appetite to make love to grown up women; I prefer little girls to satisfy my sexual urge and enjoy doing that as long as I want it ; each time I stopped , something would push me to do it again.”
Botswana’s incoming President recently appointed 30 year old Bogolo Joy Kenewendo as Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry. The news is being celebrated on social media by many Africans, who say her appointment despite her age is a rare feat that needs to be replicated across the continent.
Kenewendo, is Botswana’s youngest ever minister, two years after she was appointed by the former president Ian Khama as a member of parliament.
She has previously worked as a trade economist in the Ministry of Trade and Industry in the Government of Ghana.
Who is Bogolo Joy Kenewendo? Read more